Lisa McHugh

Dr Lisa McHugh is an APPRISE Research Fellow and a postdoctoral research fellow at Menzies School of Health Research. Her research experience and interests include clinical midwifery, First Nations health research, epidemiology, infectious diseases and maternal vaccination.

APPRISE Research Fellowship Project: The impact of influenza vaccination programs in pregnant First Nations women and their infants

Lisa’s project will evaluate the impact of two vaccines routinely recommended in pregnancy for First Nations women and their infants (influenza and pertussis), and identify key factors contributing to their uptake in pregnancy.